Blue Ribbon Salad Recipes

A meal just doesn’t seem complete with a homemade salad. From rice and pasta to tuna, chicken and ham, these salads are jam-packed with fresh flavors and creative ideas. Go on and toss a few of these delicious salads into your recipe box.


Gluten-free Pasta Salad For Your Next Cookout.

Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

By Karl Strasser
I have some frends on special diets and everyone loves this salad.
Greek Pasta Salad In A Small Bowl.

Greek Pasta Salad

By Patti Jones
A nice twist on a pasta salad. Something different and super easy.
A Big Bowl Of Ranch Pasta Salad.

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...
Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

By Belinda Loucks
Whenever I make this pasta salad everyone always asks me to make it again. It...
Lemon Dressed Fruit Salad In A Bowl With A Sprig Of Mint.

Lemon Dressed Fruit Salad

By Lori Redifer
This is a delicious, refreshing fruit salad that I made for a family reunion. I...
Sweet Macaroni Salad

Sweet Macaroni Salad

By Barbara Kingsley
Nice change to traditional macaroni salad. Always have to double the recipe and never have leftovers.
Lite Tri-color Pasta Salad

Lite Tri-Color Pasta Salad

By Sue Adame
This to me is one of the perfect summer salads. Not only does it tastes and...
A Large Bowl Of Bruschetta Pasta Salad.

Bruschetta Pasta Salad

By Mikekey *
The flavors of bruschetta in a salad. Great for picnics or potlucks.
Paprika Sprinkled Over Momma's German Potato Salad.

Momma's German Potato Salad

By melanie kenefsky
This dish was handed down by my great grandmother. I still make it for family and...
Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Melissa Varady
This is one of my new favorite sandwiches. My husband recently came up with the recipe,...
Dirty Mac Salad

"Dirty" Mac Salad

By Carol Davis
This recipe was inspired by a dirty martini. I went searching for a mac salad recipe...
A Dish Of Mom's Macaroni Salad.

Mom's Macaroni Salad

By Darci Juris
Elbow macaroni, celery, sweet relish, and hard-boiled egg make up my mom’s macaroni salad. Light and...
Shrimp Pasta Salad - Waco Style

Shrimp Pasta Salad - Waco Style

By Michelle Waco
This is my spin on my Mom's famous shrimp salad -adapted for my DH's tastes -...
Southern Style Potato Salad In A Serving Bowl.

Southern Style Potato Salad

By Kristin D
I love a decent potato salad, especially during the summertime when all those BBQ's happen. I...
Omg, Addicting, That Is All My Family And I Are Saying!!

Deli Mac Salad

By Helene Mulvihill
This is a family recipe from my husband's family. They owned a deli in NJ many...
Pasta Slaw

Pasta Slaw

By Shelene Wilhelm
We came up with this recipe after eating pasta slaw at Nordy's BBQ. Neither my husband...
A Large Bowl Of Zucchini Pesto Pasta Salad With Bread On The Side.

Zucchini Pesto

By Heather Chrane-Dejarnett
I serve this hot or cold with several variations. It's a great meatless meal that even...
Edamame Pasta Salad

Edamame Pasta Salad

By Kathy W
This is even better the next day. Great to take on picnics or carry-outs. You won't...
A Spoonful Of Better Than Sex Fruit Salad On A Plate.

Better Than Sex Fruit Salad

By Lisa Mersereau
This is a twist on a traditional fruit salad. Good any time of year. Whether it...
Uncle Wiley's Chicken Salad On A Sandwich.

Uncle Wiley's Chicken Salad

By Debbie Burbank
My Uncle Wiley lives in Winter Haven Florida. We try to visit him a couple of...
Colorful Party Pasta Salad

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

By Megan Todd
This recipe is a family favorite that is requested for EVERY bonfire, birthday party, holiday get...
Chicken Salad With Fresh Peaches

Chicken Salad with Fresh Peaches

By Gretchen ***
Instead of the usual grapes and celery, try some fresh peaches and cucumber in chicken salad.
A Bowl Of Cold Chicken Salad.

Cold Chicken Salad

By Lonna Weidemann
I make this ahead of time for camping. It is easy to dish up.
Robin's Easy Potato Salad In A Bowl With Paprika Sprinkled On Top.

Robin's Easy Potato Salad

By Robin Parrow
Very easy and oh so tasty.

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